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Viva Zapata

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Bar, Grill, Pub, Mexican
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1/2 block west of the main square | Calle Damero 67 Solar 14, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 875 2362
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10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Pescado fresco directo de los pescadores de la Isla. Comida tipica...
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pretty Good

The atmosphere is great. The smell of the food on the grill is fantastic. If nothing else, that makes it worth it. The seafood and fish are very fresh. My wife had shrimp fajitas, and they were outstanding. I had the marinaded flank steak, it was okay. Like many other reviewers I was surprised by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Bryan C
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Aurora, Colorado
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Aurora, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere is great. The smell of the food on the grill is fantastic. If nothing else, that makes it worth it. The seafood and fish are very fresh. My wife had shrimp fajitas, and they were outstanding. I had the marinaded flank steak, it was okay. Like many other reviewers I was surprised by the noticeable lack of seasoning.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The sea food parilla! Was ok cheap so you do get your moneys worth, but i would preffer to order something else! I paid 500 pesos for the parilla!

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Orcas, Washington
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The food was very good, plenty of choice on the menu, from pasta to seafood, grilled with veggies, to other traditional dishes. Our grilled fish was overdone, but the flavor was still quite nice. The best part for us was the ambiance of the place and the friendliness of the wait staff. We had 5 nights in Holbox and went... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We stayed right beside this place and came here on the second night. Although a bit expensive relative to other places it was 100% worth it. Highly recommend

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Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The food is amazing, everything is fresh food . Very tasty and good price. Very friendly staff. Loved that place

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West Mids
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Go there if you're very hungry, because portions are very large but quality of food is low. We had see food grill mix for two persons (500 mxn). Overall it was just ok. Food didn't taste like grilled food, lacking of seasoning, flat taste There is a live music which is nice but electric guitar guy needs more training. Hard... More 

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Cincinnati, Oh US
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My dish was good but 3 of the 4 of us were disappointed with their entres. I had a chaya wrapped shrimp dish. Grilled calamari appetizer was disappointing - no taste from the grilling.

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My partner and I were in Holbox for one week, we were recommended by our driver who took us to the ferry port. It's alive, fun, friendly and great food. We were lucky to have Antonia to serve us for two of our three meals there. Good recommendations. Live music and

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

They have excellent guacamole, ceviche, fajitas, and for those picky little eaters they have fish sticks and chicken sticks! They also accept credit cards if you are low on pesos!

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Franktown, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

If you're looking for a fun place with great food, this is it. The welcome we received from the lovely lady out front was a perfect start to a perfect evening. She absolutely lights up the place with her smile and enthusiasm. We had the pasta and shrimp and it was excellent. If you sit in the back garden be... More 

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Additional Information about Viva Zapata

Address: 1/2 block west of the main square | Calle Damero 67 Solar 14, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 875 2362
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
Cuisine: Bar, Grill, Pub, Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1/2 block west of the main square | Calle Damero 67 Solar 14, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 2362

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: Bar, Grill, Pub, Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

Pescado fresco directo de los pescadores de la Isla. Comida tipica Holboxno
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?